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Study Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Otago

    TESOL is an acronym for both the study and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

    TESOL at Otago

    TESOL has become an enormous international education industry. For instance, a recent British Council estimate indicated that half the world's population would be speaking or learning English by 2015, and that two billion people were expected to start learning English and three billion would speak it within a decade. More qualified TESOL practitioners will be required and recruited from English-speaking countries than ever before.

    TESOL is available as a minor subject for several degrees. Taught by the Linguistics programme,   the minor will be extremely useful to students who intend to teach English as a foreign language in New Zealand or overseas, or to students who would like to seek temporary employment in English language teaching while travelling overseas.


    TESOL as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BCom, BEntr, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree

    Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree


    LING 111 and one further 100-level LING paper



    LING 231 Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

    One further 200-level LING paper or EDUC 252 How People Learn



    300-levelOne of:
    LING 317 Child and Adult Language Development
    LING 331 Advanced Topic in TESOL
    LING 332 TESOL Practicum
    Total 90

    Note: This minor subject is not available for students majoring in Linguistics.

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